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1/2 NLHE Qc9c, flopped 9d5d9h, raise- re-raise - all-in

1/2 NLHE Qc9c, flopped 9d5d9h, raise- re-raise - all-in - Mon Aug 05, 2013, 08:09 PM
arihmann's Avatar
Since: Jul 2013
Posts: 17

I dont know what to fink about this hand.. i feel very bad. I need to know if a made the right call. I was playing nice, winning last 3 days, but this hand really put me down.


Mon Aug 05, 2013, 08:42 PM
braveslice's Avatar
Since: Feb 2013
Posts: 568
You played it great. It feels bad, but the more you play the easier it gets. These will happen regularly and sometimes like 3 times a row. On the positive side: you will win against all the odds time to time too!

He probably did not raise 55 and it is quite hard to him have 99 or even one 9 - so most likely he had OP or draw.

We can argue though that calling opening raise (from quite early position) with Q9s in your position wasn't standard play and u were around 22% to win after second caller.

Last edited by braveslice; Mon Aug 05, 2013 at 08:44 PM..
Tue Aug 06, 2013, 03:15 AM
GamblingProp's Avatar
Since: Jan 2013
Posts: 714
Why would you feel bad?
You made a good play and your opponent got lucky, that happens sometimes (10% of the times on that spot).
Keep playing like that and you will definitely win more often than lose.
Tue Aug 06, 2013, 12:17 PM
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Since: Jun 2010
Posts: 13,512
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Don't worry about the bad beat, you can't control the cards that come, worry about your decisions only.

Preflop the call is marginal tbh, against a short stack like this opening in early position I would only cold call here with reads that he would check/fold or bet/fold post flop when he missed, so I can win the pot sometimes without improving.

Getting stacks in post flop against this guy should be automatic and hugely profitable, even though we won't win 100% of those individual trials.

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